Theme of 2023: Adult Learning and the Green Transition
Adult learning and education (ALE) has a significant role to play in the green transition process. In 2023, EAEA will look at how learners, educators and organisations can contribute to a just green transition, and the policy environment that can make their involvement possible.
Theme of 2022: Transformative learning and values
Adult learning and education should be shaped to respond to the challenges we are facing in the 21st century. Transformative learning approach responds to these needs.
Theme of 2021: Digitalisation
Addressing digitalisation in adult education is important to provide learners with the competences they need to participate in the digital transformation of society.
For a continuation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning after 2020
EAEA is currently preparing a campaign for a continuation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning after 2020. The agenda has been central for improving adult learning structures and increasing participation in adult learning, but has not yet been fully implemented in all countries. EAEA believes that a further push for adult education at the European level is needed.
Theme of 2020: Outreach and access
Working on outreach and access is important for ensuring that those who would benefit most from adult education are able to participate.
European elections 2019
EAEA wants to make the candidates for Member of the European Parliament (MEP) aware about the importance of adult education and invite them to support EAEA’s vision of a Learning Europe.
Theme of 2019: Life skills and participation
EAEA’s theme of 2019 is life skills and participation. EAEA will be exploring the topic of life skills, especially with regard to how it ultimately impacts participation in adult learning.
Theme of 2018: Cooperation and partnerships
Adult education strategies, practices and projects are more efficient when we work together.
EAEA’s theme of 2018 is cooperation and partnerships.
Funding for adult education
The campaign’s focuses on increasing the role of adult education in the Erasmus+ programme and the European Social Fund. In the campaign we call for more funding and more flexible project mechanisms for adult education.
Policy messages: Adult Education and Refugees
In 2017, EAEA published policy messages on how adult education can help integrate refugees.
EAEA Year of Adult Education 2017
In 2017, EAEA invited all its members and other adult education organisations to celebrate the power and joy of learning through their events. The campaign gathered over 100 events to participate in the campaign.
European Elections 2014
The European Parliament is elected every four years. Before the elections of 2014, EAEA contacted MEP candidates to ask about their views and aims on adult education.